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Antonio Santiago Shooting Update: Mother, aunt of suspect in Georgia baby's murder arrested

Shooting suspect De'Marquise Elkins and victim Antonio Santiago in front of the crime scene in Brunswick, Ga. CBS

Shooting suspect De'Marquise Elkins and victim Antonio Santiago in front of the crime scene in Brunswick, Ga.
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(CBS/AP) BRUNSWICK, Ga. - The mother and aunt of one of the Georgia teenagers charged with murder in a baby's shooting death were arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly lying to police, The Florida Times-Union reports.

PICTURES: Ga. baby fatally shot in stroller

According to the newspaper, Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering said 36-year-old Karimah Elkins, the mother of 17-year-old De'Marquise Kareem Elkins, and 33-year-old Katrina Elkins were arrested on felony charges of making false statements to police.

Both women reportedly posted the $1,104 bail, but only Karimah Elkins was released because Katrina is being held on a probation violation charge.

De'Marquise Elkins and a 15-year-old are charged in last Thursday's shooting of 13-month-old Antonio Santiago, who was in his stroller on a walk with his mother, Sherry West, who was also shot. Both teens, charged as adults, made their first court appearances Monday.

Sherry West said she was walking home when two boys confronted her to try to rob her and one of them opened fire. Police say she was shot in the leg, and her baby was shot in face.

West has said she picked the gunman out of a photo lineup of 24 mugshots and insists he killed her baby.

Complete coverage of Antonio Santiago's shooting death on Crimesider

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